Toy Hunter: GI Jackpot Pictures

Jordan is in Anaheim, CA, selling classic toys at WonderCon, one of the largest comic conventions in the country.

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Star Wars TIE Fighter from Kenner

Star Wars TIE Fighter from Kenner

“Checking out a classic vintage Star Wars TIE Fighter from Kenner. I had this toy when I was a kid.” - Jordan 960 1280

  

Steve Negotiates a Deal

Steve Negotiates a Deal

“Steve negotiates a deal with a Doug at a local flea market.” - Jordan 960 1280

  

Michael Jackson Belt

Michael Jackson Belt

“The Iconic "Michael Jackson" Belt... the crew laughed when I purchased it... not so much when I sold it soon after. LOL!” - Jordan 960 1280

  

Shopping in the Underwear Section

Shopping in the Underwear Section

“Steve and I shop in the Underwear section at Macy's. Just Kidding! We check out a potential find for Gene Simmons.” 960 1280

  

The Planet of the Apes

The Planet of the Apes

“The Planet of the Apes Action Stallion from Mego still ranks as one of the coolest toys I have come across for Season 2.” 960 1280

  

Ultimate Rock n' Roll Mom

Ultimate Rock n' Roll Mom

“Hunting with Vicky; the ultimate Rock n' Roll Mom from Long Island.” 960 1280

  

Vintage Vespa Peddle Car

Vintage Vespa Peddle Car

“Mamma Mia! One of the most unusual toys I have come across; a vintage Vespa Peddle Car.” 960 1280

  

A Huge Comic Book

A Huge Comic Book

“Now that’s a HUGE COMIC. I hate to see the coffee table it sits on!” 960 1280

  

Gomer Pyle TV Show

Gomer Pyle TV Show

“The Gomer Pyle TV Show was actually a spin off of the classic "Andy Grifftith Show." The lunchbox is highly prized on the market today.” 960 1280

  

Convincing Vicky

Convincing Vicky

“I try my best to convince Vicky to show me what she's been hiding from me.” 960 1280

  

Showing Off a Rare Gift

Showing Off a Rare Gift

“Gene shows off a rare gift presented to him by a King, as thanks for visiting his country. Personally, I was just trying not to drop it... it was heavy!” 960 1280

CARIN_BAER  

Ultimate Gene Simmons Find

Ultimate Gene Simmons Find

“The ultimate find for Gene Simmons! The vintage Radio Controlled KISS Van.” 960 1280

  

A Job Well Done

A Job Well Done

“A job well done! Gene congratulates me and sends me on yet another hunt for him. Stay tuned!” 960 1280

CARIN_BAER  

Lunchbox Negotiation

Lunchbox Negotiation

“I discuss the fine art of "lunchbox negotiation" with Rusty at her home in San Francisco.” 960 1280

  

I Hit the Jackpot

I Hit the Jackpot

“JACKPOT! Thermos always adds value. You can imagine my surprise when I found this one coupled with a rare Brady Bunch lunchbox.” 960 1280

  

Spiderman Car

Spiderman Car

“Even though I really want this remote-controlled Spiderman car, it has issues. I point out the ripped box and worn edges to Brady.” 960 1280

  

My Nervous Face

My Nervous Face

“Yup, that's the face I make when I'm nervous during a deal. (Looks like my career as a professional poker player is over).” 960 1280

  

Alice Gets No Love

Alice Gets No Love

“Here I describe how poor Alice gets no love from this lunchbox. Her image is totally covered by the hand of the person holding it.” 960 1280

  

Mouse Trap

Mouse Trap

“Rusty was really excited about the Mouse Trap game, and even went into great detail about her strategy in winning -- even after the cameras stopped filming!” 960 1280

  

Surprised Face

Surprised Face

“This is obviously my "surprised look" that I have been known for, as I try to contain my excitement over the stack of vintage lunchboxes resting just out of camera range.” 960 1280

  

Rusty and I Haggle

Rusty and I Haggle

“Rusty and I haggle over the price of a vintage Brady Bunch lunchbox. If you look closely, you will also notice the Partridge Family and the Hardy Boys also tucked in the pile.” 960 1280

  

Me or Godzilla

Me or Godzilla

“I get challenged to see who can stick their tongue out further -- me or Godzilla. (Hint: I won).” 960 1280

  

Vintage Goodies

Vintage Goodies

“Leaving Rusty's with my latest haul of vintage goodies, including KerPlunk and Lite-Brite.” 960 1280

  

Favorite Vintage Toys

Favorite Vintage Toys

"I check out on my all time favorite vintage toys. The 12" Vintage Han Solo still remains in my personal collection." 960 1280

  

Great Collectibles

Great Collectibles

"Now THIS IS A STATEMENT! A giant sized HULK greets me in the home foyer of one collector. Without a doubt, one of the most impressive homes I have been in during the shooting. Packed to the ceiling with great collectibles and pop culture." 960 1280

  

Mego Toys

Mego Toys

"I check out a great vintage MEGO Thor doll with friend and fellow collector Mark. Of all the toy lines over the past 20 years, MEGOS remains one of my all time favorites." 960 1280

  

Making Monster's Jordu Schell

Making Monster's Jordu Schell

"Behind the scenes with Jordu Schell from Travel Channel's "Making Monsters." Jordu is a talented professional with an impressive collection of his own!" 960 1280

  

He-Man Comic Books

He-Man Comic Books

"He-Man comic books are great, but I'm more impressed with what's hiding in the box behind me!" 960 1280

  

Jordu's Studio

Jordu's Studio

"Checking out Jordu's Studio." 960 1280

  

Collection of Bugs

Collection of Bugs

"Jordu Schell had one of the most eclectic collections of bugs and masks I have ever seen. Inspiration for his creations? Possibly? Incredibly cool? Absolutely!" 960 1280

  

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

"Let's see Jordan, here's the action figures, the posters... oh, and over here I have a life-sized Wonder Woman costume!" 960 1280

  

Original Maquettes

Original Maquettes

"Jordu treats me to a tour of his conference room, complete with collection of original maquettes." 960 1280

  

X-Ray Vision

X-Ray Vision

"Little do people know... I sometimes call upon my X-Ray vision goggles to find toys." 960 1280

  

The Search Continues

The Search Continues

"Yup - that's me searching. Hard to tell by the photo, but I was 20 feet in the air at the time." 960 1280

  

Power Rangers

Power Rangers

"Between takes filming a scene. I check out some cool costumes from the original Power Rangers series with Mark." 960 1280

  

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